Nebraska Milken Educators

  •  Nebraska joined the Milken Educator Awards program in 1996.

  • 44 recipients since program began in Nebraska.
  • $1,100,000 awarded in Nebraska since program began.

Katie Mace, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator Recipient. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation.

From left, Nebraska Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Katie Mace, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator, and Nebraska State Board of Education Member, Patti Gubbels, District #3

From left, Nebraska Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt; Katie Mace, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator; and Nebraska State Board of Education Member, Patti Gubbels, District #3.  Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation. (April 2022)

From left, Nebraska Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt; Lyons-Decatur Northeast Public Schools Superintendent Lindsey Beaudette; recipient Katie Mace; Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley; Lyons-Decatur Northeast High School Principal Weston Swanson; and Stephanie Bishop, vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation

From left, Nebraska Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt; Lyons-Decatur Northeast Public Schools Superintendent Lindsey Beaudette; recipient Katie Mace; Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley; Lyons-Decatur Northeast High School Principal Weston Swanson; and Stephanie Bishop, vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation. (April 2022)

Michelle Fouts, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator Recipient. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation.

From left, Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education; Michelle Fouts, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator; Maureen Nickels, State Board Member, District #6; and Robin Stevens, State Board Vice President, District #7. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation.

From left, Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education; Michelle Fouts, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator; Maureen Nickels, State Board Member, District #6; and Robin Stevens, State Board Vice President, District #7. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation. (April 2022)

From left, Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education; Dr. Kent Edwards, Superintendent , Kearney Public Schools; Michelle Fouts, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator; Dustin Mitchell, Principal, Bryant Elementary School, Kearney, Nebraska; and Stephanie Bishop, Milken Educator Awards Vice President. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation.

From left, Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education; Dr. Kent Edwards, Superintendent , Kearney Public Schools; Michelle Fouts, 2021 Nebraska Milken Educator; Dustin Mitchell, Principal, Bryant Elementary School, Kearney, Nebraska; and Stephanie Bishop, Milken Educator Awards Vice President. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation. (April 2022)

Matthew L. Blomstedt, Ph.D.
Commissioner of Education

Nebraska Department of Education
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987

Ms. Lora Sypal
Executive Office Associate

Nebraska Department of Education
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987

Updated April 28, 2022 7:39pm